Is CNN ‘normalizing’ radicals by having white supremacist as guest?

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CNN interviewed white supremacist Richard Spencer during its coverage of Donald Trump’s racist tweets, The Daily Beast notes.

The Daily Beast calls this “another example of a news outlet normalizing far-right radicals by giving them a mainstream platform.”

Spencer joined the show remotely with a background of Chicago behind him — which included the lower part of Trump Tower — though the camera did not capture the “Trump” signage on the side of the building.

The segment was during a segment on “The Lead with Jake Tapper.”

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